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Welcome to Guys ...

The town of Guys is located in McNairy County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Guys, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Guys has a population of 429 people<2> (see below for details).

Guys is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Guys lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Guys is located in the (731) area code.

The ZIP code for Guys: 38339<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Guys had an population of 429 people. This is a decrease of 7.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Guys had a population of 466 people. This makes Guys the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 466 people, the population of Guys decreased 3.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 483 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Guys.

Communities Also Named Guys ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Guys - they are located in Maryland and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Guys.

Communities near Guys ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Guys.

  • Tulu
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulu have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulu
    • Tulu is located in McNairy County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 18,899 people
  • Corinth
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth is located in Alcorn County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,435 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth <6>
  • Selmer
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selmer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selmer
    • Selmer is located in McNairy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,280 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selmer <6>
  • Adamsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Farmington
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
    • Farmington is located in Alcorn County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,160 people
  • Crump
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crump have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crump
    • Crump is located in Hardin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,459 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crump <6>
  • Burnsville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville is located in Tishomingo County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville <6>
  • Bethel Springs
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Springs
    • Bethel Springs is located in McNairy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Springs <6>
  • Nixon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nixon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixon
    • Nixon is located in Hardin County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 718 people
  • Middleton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Guys. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Guys.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Guys. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Guys.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Guys. See our Newspapers Page for Guys.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Guys ...

Looking for more information about Guys? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Guys, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Guys.

Adding Guys to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Guys in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Guys was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Guys.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Guys. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including McNairy, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Guys.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Guys - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Guys). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Guys or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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